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Become an Invaluable Asset to Any Business with an Accounting Degree

Accounting plays a vital role in every organization. Accountants ensure that businesses are operating as efficiently as they can, finding ways to increase profits and comply with federal regulations. With an accounting degree in hand, your opportunities in this field include positions in the government, with nonprofits, and in almost every industry.

In Carlow's accounting program, you can gain the knowledge and experience you need to build your resume and successfully pass the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam and apply for other licenses in the field.

Accounting Program Highlights

The bachelor's degree in accounting is a comprehensive overview of the in-demand skills businesses are looking for. You'll partake in a curriculum designed to set you up for success on your Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam and to help hone the hard and soft skills highly sought-out by employers.

Carlow's accounting major requires 39 credits in accounting and includes an inter-disciplinary curriculum with courses in information technology and business management. The accounting major provides you the opportunity to:

  • Double major or minor by combining accounting with another discipline;
  • Gain real-world experience in an internship, practicum, or research experience;
  • Learn the newest accounting software and technologies. 

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Pursue Your Accounting Degree

Earn an accounting degree to join the booming field of business. At Carlow, we offer the following accounting majors, minors, and programs so you can develop skills in the areas that interest you:

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Accounting courses include: Introduction to Financial Accounting; Intermediate Accounting 1 and 2; Advanced Accounting; Auditing; Personal Federal Taxation; Corporate and Partnership Taxation; Accounting Information Systems; Managerial Cost Accounting; Business Ethics and Social Responsibility; Principles of Finance; Accounting Internship/Practicum. These courses are complimented with business courses and IT courses to provide a solid educational foundation for a career in accounting. 

What Can You Do With an Accounting Degree?

With an accounting degree in hand, your options extend beyond being an accountant. Those with a bachelor's in accounting hold a range of career titles in the field. Graduates with an understanding of business, management, finance, and information technology are valuable assets in today's complex global economy; the Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates a growth of 10% for accounting and auditing occupations.

As for what else you can do with an accounting degree, options in finance and business abound. Common job titles include budget analyst, financial analyst, personal financial advisor, tax examiner, and loan officer. You may also choose to further your studies with an MBA or other graduate degree.

Where Our Graduates Go

Recent Carlow accounting graduates have gone on to work for a variety of prestigious and well-known organizations.

  • Grossman Yanak & Ford LLP
  • Sisterson & Co. LLP
  • BDO USA, LLP
  • HBK CPA’s & Consultants
  • E. G. Conley 
  • Schneider Downs & Co., Inc 
   

Start Your Journey at Carlow

At Carlow, you'll find a community of talented, forward-thinking, ethically-driven students and faculty who will support you through your education. To learn more about what it is like to study at Carlow, request more information today using the form below. Or, apply now online for free.


Accreditation 

The Department of Management, Accounting Fraud and Forensics, and Justice Studies at Carlow University has been awarded the status of Candidate for Accreditation by the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) located at 11374 Strang Line Road in Lenexa, Kansas, USA. In granting candidacy status, the IACBE has determined that the business programs in the following degrees at the listed locations are eligible for accreditation:

Master's Level Programs  

  • Master of Business Administration, Department of Business Administration
  • Master of Science in Fraud and Forensics, Department of Management

Bachelor's Level Programs  

  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Department of Accounting Fraud and Forensics
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Management, Department of Management
  • Bachelor of Science in Forensic Accounting, Department of Accounting Fraud and Forensics
  • Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Management and Technology, Department of Management

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